A small, clear plastic packet that is square-shaped and closed on three sides with press-sealed seams; the threaded surgical suture needles is quarter-circle shaped and has a blue mono-filament nylon thread attached; the needle is made of flattened stainless steel and is wrapped inside the packet i…
A small, clear plastic packet that is square-shaped and closed on three sides with press-sealed seams; the threaded surgical suture needles is quarter-circle shaped and has a blue mono-filament nylon thread attached; the needle is made of flattened stainless steel and is wrapped inside the packet in a small rectangular-shaped paper label; cutting needle; atraumatic needle.
Number Of Parts
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
American Cyanamid Company Davis & Geck Division
1960 catalogue shows similar item
paper: white; black
Printed on label inside the plastic envelope: "DAVIS & GECK DIVISION // AMERICAN CYANAMID COMPANY // STERILE NON-CAPILLARY // ATRAUMATIC ® NEEDLE // Dermalon ® 000 // Blue Monofilament Nylon, USP // 11742"; back of printed label reads, "STERILE NON-CAPILLARY // ATRAUMATIC ® SCE-4 // 3/8 - Circle Cutting Needle // Dermalon ® 000 // Blue Monofilament Nylon, USP // 18 INCHES // 11742"
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Length 4.3 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Cutting needle in original condition with original package
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," The J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., Toronto, 1960, p. 297 (similar to TE-9)
Embossed on one side: "Allen & Cochrane // 5 Stores // OTTAWA, CAN. // 3 oz"
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0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row D
Unit Of Measure
Moderate chip on back of bottle; minor white residue inside bottle
John J. Allen. Wikipedia
John J. Allen was born in Dungannon in Huron County, Ontario in 1871. In 1900, he came to Ottawa and opened a drug store; eventually, he and his partner, William Cochrane, sold their business to United Drug Stores, later Rexall. Allen and Cochrane later established a brokerage firm. John J. Allen was mayor of Ottawa, from 1931 to 1933.